Monthly Archives: September 2014


Asendia automates its mailing and tracking services

Asendia, a leading distributor of international mail, has completely automated its domestic and international parcel-tracked services to reduce operation costs and simplify document and delivery processes for NetDespatch’s cloud-based shipping platform.   Asendia’s customers will now be able to print the appropriate labels for the carrier that is going to deliver the parcel regardless of […]

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Hermes makes senior appointment

Hermes has appointed a senior director to continue the next stage of its expansion within the UK and wider international markets. Mark Pettit has joined the consumer delivery specialist as Sales & Marketing Director, tasked with building on recent successes and delivering value added propositions to both new and existing customers. Mark joins Hermes from […]


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Itella reveals plans to restructure domestic mail and parcels business

Itella, Finland’s national postal operator, is to restructure its domestic business to make the company more customer-focussed. The development follows measures outlined earlier this year to enable the business adapt to the rapidly declining letter volumes in the country and a challenging logistics market. Itella is already preparing to change its branding back to the […]


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Sercon secures contract with East Renfrewshire Council

Sercon has clinched a three-year contract with East Renfrewshire Council to manage the out-of-hours security at Overlee House in Clarkson, Glasgow. The Ayrshire-based company will provide a out-hours security solution at the council-run facility, which provides 10 temporary accommodation flats for homeless households in East Renfrewshire. The contract will run until July 2017 and include […]


Royal Mail launches ecommerce shipping and tracking platform

Royal Mail has launched a parcel shipping and parcel tracking platform to enhance its offering for e-commerce businesses. The new application programming interface (API) is designed to enable UK e-retailers to connect more easily with Royal Mail shipping services, including international shipping. The system uses a common technical language to link up Royal Mail’s systems […]